KELEMEN, (Joseph) GARY
June 28, 1951 ~ January 4, 2013
On January 4th, the best part of our lives' passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Gary leaves to deeply mourn his passing his beloved wife of 38 years, Christine, their 3 sons, Gary Jr. (Shirley), their children Sasha and Sayler; Kelsey (Eva), their children Austin and Sierra; and Kylie (Jana), their son Karson. He leaves behind his mother, Esther, his brothers and sisters, Marilyn (Steve); Ernie (Wanda); Brent; Blaine (Jackie); Linda (Allan); Holly "our angel nurse" (Randy); Perry (Kim); and Dwayne, his mother-in-law, Francis, his in-laws, Leona (Garth); and Valerie, many dear nieces and nephews, loving relatives and countless friends.
Gary was predeceased by his father, Joseph, in 2010 and by his father-in-law, Walter, in 2012.
The family would like to acknowledge the special care provided by Dr. C. Butts and Bhadra Darsi, along with the compassionate staff at the Cross Cancer Institute.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Good Shepherd Catholic Parish, 18407 60th Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6M 1X7, at 11:00 am on Friday January 11th. In lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made in Gary's name to the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation or to the Cross Cancer Institute.
"He was respected by many
and will be dearly missed by all"
Published in The Edmonton Journal from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2013